Home News UK Page 3

UK

Home news from around the United Kingdom

‘Unite against hunger!’ – Bakers union leader Woolley

0
‘BELFAST, Liverpool and London must unite against hunger during the Right To Food Week 2023’ says Sarah Wooley the general secretary of the Bakers...

Bank of England votes 5-4 to keep interest rates at 5.25%

0
UK interest rates have been left unchanged after the Bank of England said price rises were slowing faster than expected. Interest rates were held at...

Striking Consultants & Junior Doctors Picket

0
STRIKING consultants and junior doctors held mass pickets outside hospitals around the country yesterday in a show of strength in defence of the NHS...

TORIES DECLARE WAR ON BMA! –TUC must call a general strike now demands Chingford...

0
'WE are striking to defend the NHS,’ consultants told News Line on their picket lines as Tory Health Secretary Barclay issued a declaration of...

Universities strike ballot opens today!

0
STRIKE ballots will open at 143 universities across the UK from today in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. The University and College Union...

UK-TATA £1.2bn DEAL – 3,000 JOBS TO GO!

0
WELSH ministers and Tata bosses are due to continue talks this week about the future of the Port Talbot site. The UK government and Tata...

Port Talbot steelworks – Unite to defend every job

0
PORT Talbot’s steelworks will be given up to £500m by the UK government in a bid to keep the plant open and produce steel...

St Thomas’-Barts march to Trafalgar Sq

0
OVER 300 NHS workers and their supporters from Barts’ and St Thomas’ Hospitals marched from St Thomas’ to Trafalgar Square. Unite had called a 2-day...

London Hospital strikers demand safe staffing and a decent wage!

0
THERE was a very lively and well-attended rally at the front of the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel yesterday lunchtime, with delegations of Unite...

Rayner says Labour will overturn anti-strikes law ‘within 100 days’

0
SHADOW Deputy PM Angela Rayner told the TUC Conference in Liverpool yesterday that a Labour government will overturn the Tory anti-strikes Minimum Service Levels...

TUC delegates speak out in favour of an anti-Tory general strike!

0
DELEGATES to the TUC conference in Liverpool spoke out in favour of a general strike to defeat the Tory Strikes Minimum Service Levels legislation...

‘Strike together against anti-union laws!’

0
INSTEAD of organising a general strike to smash the anti-union laws, the TUC leader Paul Nowak has decided to report the UK government to...

The TUC calls to tax the rich – refuses to call General Strike

0
On the eve of its Congress, the TUC has called on the government to equalise capital gains tax with income tax which could raise...

Unions demand the truth about RAAC

0
SIX unions have asked urgent questions of Gillian Keegan, the Secretary of State for Education, about RAAC affected schools. The general secretaries of six unions...

13 schools with RAAC had funding to rebuild – ruled out by Tories!

0
At least 13 schools confirmed to have reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) had funding to rebuild approved under a Labour scheme which was later...

Charge cop who killed Chris Kaba ‘without delay’ – parents demand one year on

0
PARENTS of Chris Kaba, who was shot dead by police in south London a year ago today, said yesterday that they need to hear...

Sunak halved school rebuilding budget!

0
TORY Prime Minister Rishi Sunak cut the schools repair budget in half in 2021 when he was Chancellor of the Exchequer, it emerged yesterday...

‘Our policy for the TUC is to call a general strike’ says RMT’s Lynch

0
‘OUR policy at the TUC is to call a general strike,’ RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch told News Line on the picket line at...

‘People are ready to take General Strike action now’ says ASLEF’s General Secretary Mick...

0
‘PEOPLE are ready to take general strike action now,’ train drivers union Aslef general secretary Mick Whelan told News Line yesterday. Speaking at the Euston...

Criminal Police Officers To Face Automatic Sackings!

0
POLICE officers guilty of gross misconduct in England and Wales will face automatic sackings, the government has announced. The change follows high-profile cases of officers...

26 College Principals received pay rises of over 10%

0
ENGLISH College principals increased their pay by four times the rate recommended by the sector’s employer body, the University and College Union (UCU) has...

‘More Children Than Ever Are Homeless!’

0
THE homelessness charity Crisis said yesterday that what was already an emergency now risks becoming ‘a growing catastrophe’. Chief executive Matt Downie said: ‘The Scottish...

Stop Israel’s Crimes Against The Palestinians Says PM!

0
PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said yesterday that the world should take a clear stand and do what is necessary to stop Israel’s crimes...

‘WE ARE DETERMINED TO WIN’ – striking RMT workers tell News Line

0
TRANSPORT union RMT members were on the picket line at Waterloo Station on Saturday morning as their strike carries on in defence of pay,...

CONSULTANTS TO STRIKE ON 2, 3, & 4th OCTOBER!

0
CONSULTANTS in England ended two days of strike action at 7am today. In the absence of any progress in discussions with the government, they will...

Striking Consultants On BMA Picket Lines!

0
STRIKING consultants were out in force on the BMA picket line at University College Hospital, Euston, central London yesterday morning on the first of...

CONSULTANTS 2 DAYS OF STRIKE ACTION! – and further action to follow

0
CONSULTANTS in England are holding two more days of strike action today and tomorrow, demonstrating their commitment to fix consultants’ pay in order to...

NHS hospital managers must be accountable! say BMA consultants

0
THE lead consultant on the neonatal unit where Lucy Letby worked said yesterday that hospital managers should be regulated in a similar way to...

Parents demand judge-led inquiry

0
TORY Prime Minister Rishi Sunak yesterday dodged the question as to whether the inquiry he announced into baby deaths at the Countess of Chester...

Managers Ignored Doctors Warnings!

0
THE BMA issued a powerful statement yesterday calling for ‘non-clinical managers in the NHS and other health service providers to be regulated, in line...

RMT calls a march on Downing Street

0
RAILWAY workers will take the fight for the future of ticket offices to the doorstep of 10 Downing Street on Thursday 31 August –...

Rail Unions Taking Strike Action!

0
TRAIN drivers at more than a dozen companies will strike on Friday, 1 September and refuse to work overtime on Saturday, 2 September, their...

‘STOP RESTRAINING AND HANDCUFFING VULNERABLE CHILDREN!’– DEMAND MPs

0
A GROUP of cross-party MPs and Peers have sent a letter to Claire Coutinho, Minister for Children Families and Wellbeing, expressing their concern about...

Inflation still outstripping pay – workers won’t be fooled says Unite leader Graham

0
‘DESPITE Tory claims that the cost-of-living crisis is coming to an end, the truth is that inflation (RPI) is still outstripping wage growth,’ Unite...

Tories Escalate War On NHS!

0
AS THE junior doctors ended their latest four-day strike at 7.00am yesterday morning, Tory Health Minister Will Quince kicked out at them and NHS...

Tories scrap 2 weeks cancer waiting times target – new boost for health...

0
THE TORIES stepped up their onslaught on the NHS yesterday with the announcement of the scrapping of the requirement for patients with suspected cancer...

The BMA has never been as strong as today for full pay restoration!

0
OVER 1,000 striking junior doctors rallied in Whitehall outside Downing Street on Friday afternoon, at the beginning of another four-day strike to defend the...

‘The Tories leave us no choice but to strike!’ – junior doctors action begins

0
A FIFTH round of strike action by junior doctors in England begins this morning, from 7am today until 7am on Tuesday 15 August. There will...

Rally against St Mungo’s union-busting!

0
‘ST MUNGO’S should hang its head in shame,’ said Unite ahead of today’s solidarity midday rally outside the homelessness charity’s London HQ in St...

Tories step up attacks on refugees & their lawyers

0
THE TORIES threatened refugees who refuse to board the Bibby Stockholm ‘death-trap barge’ with destitution yesterday, while Home Secretary Suella Braverman described their legal...

Tories Transport Refugees To ‘Deathtrap Barge!’

0
REFUGEE charity Care4Calais reported yesterday that it had managed to stop 20 asylum seekers from being forced aboard the Bibby Stockholm ‘deathtrap barge’ anchored...

Labour will keep refugees on barges says Kinnock – while Braverman threatens lawyers

0
A LABOUR government would continue with the reactionary Tory policy of incarcerating refugees aboard barges moored offshore, according to shadow immigration minister Stephen Kinnock...

Tories are now rushing to smash & privatise NHS!

0
THE TORY goverment is now rushing to privatise the NHS, by using all means that are available for the task including the use of...

BoE raises bank rate to 5.25% – predicts ‘shocks and disturbances ahead!’

0
THE Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), at its meeting ending on 2nd August 2023, voted by a majority of 6-3 to increase...

FBU condemns Tory hulk deathtrap for asylum seekers!

0
‘PRIOR to the Grenfell Tower fire, many concerns were being raised by many groups, including the Fire Brigades Union, about fires in high-rise buildings....